faccenda

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin facienda, feminine of faciendus (that which is to be done). Doublet of azienda.

Noun[edit]

faccenda m (plural faccende)

  1. task, labour (thing to do)
  2. issue, matter, affair, business, thing
    Synonym: azienda
    È una brutta faccenda.It's a bad business.
    tutta un’altra faccendaa completely different thing
  3. (in the plural) housework, household chores
    Synonyms: pulizie, mestiere (regional)
    fare/sbrigare le faccendeto do the housework

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: fatxenda
  • Spanish: fachenda